Nursing Home Help & Advice

Nursing homes offer the very highest levels of care to individuals with high and / or complex care needs, often this includes reduced mobility and the need for support from a Registered Nurse.

The decision to use the services of nursing homes is often driven from necessity, below are some useful articles on nursing homes and choosing the right one for a loved one.

If you have any further question please contact our specialist Care Adviser team.

  • Will I need to sell the family home to pay for care?

    Exploring the different scenarios and circumstances which make it necessary to sell the family home in order to fund ongoing care costs.

  • What is the difference between a Care Home & Nursing Home?

    It is not until a relative or loved one needs care that many people discover there is a difference between Care Homes & Nursing Homes! Read on to find out the distinguishes features between residential and nursing care.

  • 5 things to consider when choosing a Nursing Home

    Choosing a nursing home is a decision that is born out of need; it can feel like you have very little choice left due to the nature of your loved one's care needs.

  • Understanding Nursing Home Fees

    Did you know that everybody who requires nursing care is eligible for a contribution of £165.56 a week from the NHS?

  • What is respite care?

    If you're a full-time Carer then you may wish to consider 1-2 weeks respite care to provide relief from your care duties.

  • What is Convalescent Care?

    Convalescent Care is a term used to describe the short-term support provided by skilled professionals to individuals who are recovering from an illness, operation or injury.

  • Respite Care

    Being a full-time Carer is far more than just a job; if you're a full-time Carer there is no shame in recognising that you need a break.

  • Why local reputation is your most powerful marketing tool analyses the answers 1,000 care-seekers gave to the question 'how did you hear about us?' and discovers that 36% of enquirers know about the home through local reputation and recommendations.

  • The Limbless Association

    The Limbless Association was established to help pre and post-amputation amputees to overcome the challenges that they face by providing them with information and guidance.

  • Parkinson's Disease Society

    Parkinson’s UK was established to fund research into Parkinson’s disease and to help improve care, treatment and quality of life for those affected by Parkinson’s.

  • The Care Landscape - Making Sense of it all!

    Finding care is hard enough without having to learn the language of the social care sector! This simple guide explains whose who and how they are relevant to you in your search for care.

  • What is Palliative Care?

    Palliative care provides support to people who are in the last months or years of their life. It aims to provide people with an enhanced quality of life right until the end.

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Important Covid-19 Update

The elderly and frail are especially vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus, care providers are putting in place a range of measures to deal with the situation and safeguard those who use their services.

Care homes have mostly cancelled all but essential visits to the home. They are providing telephone-based assessments and placing controls on admissions. Home care & live-in care providers are still delivering care in the community but have a huge demand for support at this time.

All care providers currently have a big work load and may be difficult to reach, please contact the TrustedCare Care Adviser team on 01865 680 331 for further information on services in your local area.

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